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LEICESTER – CITY SERIES OF LECTURES

‘City Series’ is a new public lecture series in Leicester focussing on a wide range of urban topics, such as architecture, planning, history and geography. It is being organised by Leicester City Council in collaboration with De Montfort University, the University of Leicester and Loughborough University. The inaugural talk on Thursday 26th January will be delivered by Sir Peter Soulsby and will ... Read More »

JOIN TCV AND EVINGTON IN BLOOM FOR A DAY ON THE ALLOTMENTS

Through a Friends of Evington application, Evington in Bloom were delighted to receive a £9,985 grant from the National Lottery (Awards for All).  The money will purchase a community cabin, a metal toolshed and professionally run gardening courses on the Rowlatts Hill Allotments, Blakenhall Road, off Coleman Road. This community project is in partnership with The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) who rent ... Read More »

Transforming Neighbourhood Services – East of the City of Leicester. Includes Evington.

TRANSFORMING NEIGHBOURHOOD SERVICES IN THE EAST OF THE CITY – 2017 Transforming Neighbourhood Services is about changes to libraries, community services, youth centres, housing offices and local customer service points.  The council want to work with the local communities to make these services fit for the future.  Changes to government funding mean that the Council cannot run the services as ... Read More »

EAST LEICESTER AND RUTLAND CYBER BEAT PROJECT EXTENDED UNTIL 1ST MARCH 2017

  Society has changed dramatically as a result of new technologies, and for many people their “community” is not particularly a geographic one but something that exists online. In September 2016 Leicestershire police started trialling a new project ‘The Cyber Beat’. Two Officers within Leicestershire Police set up online accounts through Facebook and Twitter, the idea being to take the ... Read More »

COME AND COOK

Fancy something home cooked?  Fed up with ready meals.  come and try making some easy, tasty dishes in time for Christmas! Wednesday 20th Nov. 7th and 21st December 2.00pm – 4.30pm at Evington Village Hall, Church Road, Evington LE5 6FA. This course is a taster!  Look out for more cooking sessions to suit your interests in the New Year.  All ... Read More »

Evington Bicycle Club looks ahead to 2017

On a cold Sunday morning (18 December) the leaders of Evington Bicycle Club met to check over the cycle fleet.  The club is preparing for the 2017 Summer season which begins on Monday April 3rd at six 0’clock. We’re already looking forward to warmer days! The picture shows one of our great sun-filled events from 2016.  This is the club ... Read More »

COME AND COOK

Fancy something home cooked?  Fed up with ready meals.  come and try making some easy, tasty dishes in time for Christmas! Wednesday 20th Nov. 7th and 21st December 2.00pm – 4.30pm at Evington Village Hall, Church Road, Evington LE5 6FA. This course is a taster!  Look out for more cooking sessions to suit your interests in the New Year.  All ... Read More »

Evington Village Hall – Come and Cook – 30.11.16 + 7.12.16 + 21.12.16

A new WEA ‘older and wiser’ course will be starting at Evington Village Hall LE5 6FA  on Wednesday 30th Nov and continuing on Wednesday 7th December and Wednesday 21st December 2016 from 2.00pm – 4.30pm. This course is called ‘Come and Cook’ and invites the over 50s living in Thurncourt, Evington, Belgrave, Wycliffe or Spinney Hills to come and try ... Read More »

ST CHAD’S, EVINGTON, LEICESTER, THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS 1922 – 1972

FIFTY YEARS AT ST. CHAD’S On a fine and lovely afternoon, 21st May 1922 (Rogation Sunday), clergy and robed choirs from neighbouring Anglican Churches met together on the land adjoining a tiny, recently erected church to announce to the people living round about that at 8. 0’clock the following day, Monday, 22nd May 1922, the new church would be dedicated, ... Read More »